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The MP and the right royal scarecrows

These wonderful scarecrows were made by the children of The Brook School to celebrate the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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Performing at The Rocket

Can you help Crawley Museum celebrate The Cure?

They may have been less than complimentary about Crawley over the years but the lads of The Cure will be forever linked with our town, whether they like it or not.
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Celebrating a good Ofsted report at St Francis

Ofsted report hails 'outstanding' children

An Ofsted inspection at St Francis of Assisi School brought praise for teaching and an ‘outstanding’ rating for the children.

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Ofsted hails work of new child safety hub

A hub designed to be the single point of contact for anyone with concerns about child safety has been inspected by Ofsted.

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Schools propping up budgets using cash for disadvantaged kids

Headteachers have been propping up their budgets using money intended to help disadvantaged children, a survey has revealed.

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West Sussex County Council

Have your say on Post-16 school transport

A consultation has been launched into West Sussex County Council's Post-16 Transport Policy, which will see around 300 sixth form and college students pay more to get to school.
Education
The Hazelwick '59' reunion at The Europa Hotel, Pound Hill, 15 years ago

Hazelwick new starters of 1959 – it’s time for a reunion!

Did you join Hazelwick School in 1959?
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Principal Rob Corbett and some of the Ifield Community College students

Head praises 'fantastic' students after Ofsted report

A principal has praised his students as “fantastic” after their school was rated ‘good’ by Ofsted.
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Thomas Bennett Community College

Teachers vote to strike

Teachers at Thomas Bennett Community College have voted "overwhelmingly" for strike action, the National Education Union has confirmed.
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County News: Headteacher quits over 'broken' education system

A West Sussex headteacher has resigned, citing the "impossibly stressful" pressures of the job coupled with a lack of funding.

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Thomas Bennett Community College

Leader's warning to academy trust

Thomas Bennett Community College should be returned to local authority control if TKAT can’t put the school’s frontline services first.

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Broadfield Mosque

Plans for independent faith school in Broadfield

Broadfield Mosque has applied for permission to open an independent faith school in Broadwood Rise.

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Crawley Museum

Museum ready to open to the public

The new Crawley Museum will partially open to visitors next weekend.
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Rev Chrissie Millwood and some of the Holy Trinity students

Pride and delight following Ofsted report

A headteacher has spoken about her delight and pride after her school received a glowing report from Ofsted.

Education
Education

Heads support cross-party inquiry into school funding

West Sussex headteachers have welcomed the launch of a new inquiry into school funding.

Education

Skipping vicars and a paddle in the fountain

Vicars tend to be happy souls but it’s not often you see a bunch of them skipping merrily through Queens Square.

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Batman and Robin and the pancake races of 1998

It was Shrove Tuesday 1998 and Queens Square was alive with happy souls in fancy dress doing their best to charge around flipping pancakes while not falling over.

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Education

Most children given school of choice

Families have been told which primary school their children will attend in September – with all but 99 being given one of their schools of choice.

Education
Hove Park School former student Kelly Romero (fourth from left) with sixth formers.

Ex-students called on to inspire next generation

Fourteen Sussex secondary schools are calling on former students to help inspire the current intake to go on to higher education.
Education

Looking back at halcyon days of 1978

As years go, 1978 was something of a mixed bag.

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